Processor war heats up faster than a Prescott

Posted on Saturday, Jun 10 2006 @ 08:35 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
A look at the escalating conflict at Computex between Intel and AMD, the microprocessing giants.

"Escalating from gossip to action that same day, Intel announced 60% price cuts on its Pentium processors. Within hours, word leaked that AMD was similarly slashing prices on their 939 and AM2 sockets. Both companies finished down on Wall Street yesterday."

Read more over at Short Media.

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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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